April 12, 2016

Gulfport Loop Trail Plan Passes

Mayor Sam Henderson is working hard to enhance the opportunities available to the cycling and walking communities of Gulfport and beyond. On April 5th, the trail plan Mayor Henderson has been advocating for finally passed. The plan is to bring the trails into the heart of Gulfport. In addition to adding a connection between the […]
April 19, 2016

Pinellas County envisions zero traffic deaths

Pinellas County is well known for the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail, one of the state’s first rail-to-trail projects, which extends nearly 50 miles from Tarpon Springs to St. Petersburg. As a compact, densely developed urban county with multiple cities and development centers, Pinellas has many walkable and bike-friendly communities.   Pinellas also has many fast, […]
April 20, 2016

Recent study suggests improvements to bike/walk facilities in Seminole Heights

On Tuesday, April 19th, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) presented the outcomes of a recent transportation study at the Old Seminole Heights Neighborhood Association (OSHNA) board meeting. The study was conducted in cooperation with FDOT and the City of Tampa and considered alternatives to the current configuration of Florida Avenue and Tampa Street/Highland Avenue, […]
April 26, 2016

Safe Routes to School’s “Walking School Bus” makes a difference at Mort Elementary, parent says

Lashonda Copeland is the lead “Walking School Bus” driver at Mort Elementary. She is a mother of four, and two of her children attend school at Mort. Lashonda and her co-leader Lou Anne Charles lead 22 children to school and back each day with the help of two other volunteers. On March 29, 2016 Lashonda […]
April 29, 2016

May is National Bike Month!

National Bike Month is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists to encourage bicycling in communities all over the country. Bicycling saves money and helps to preserve your health and the environment. Celebrate locally in Tampa Bay as a variety of biking events take place: International Bike to School Day is May 4th, 2014, and […]